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31st July - 4th AUGUST 2019

Reece Sibbald Productions are on the lookout for local talent to join the cast of

RAPUNZEL at the Playhouse, Whitley Bay


Auditions will be held at the PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay

on Sunday 19th May & Sunday 26th May

Performers only need to attend one audition date

 We're looking for Boys and Girls, age range 5-15

Online pre-registration is preferred, although registration is available from 10am on each audition date


We are currently seeking local children between 5-15 to join our Junior Ensemble in 2019's summer production of "RAPUNZEL.

Due to the overwhelming demand we have added an additional audition date, however auditionees are only required to attend one of the designated dates.

Children will play various roles within the production, such as: Royal Guards, Townsfolk and Courtiers alongside other character roles.

No previous experience is required and all successful applicants will receive professional tuition in musical theatre skills and the opportunity to perform alongside a professional cast.

Several teams of performers will be required for this exciting production and teams will be split and perform on designated dates agreed upon audition success.

So if you think you, or your child, have what it takes we would love to see you at the auditions at the PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay on Sunday 19th or 26th May 2019

To help the efficiency of the auditions, if possible, please PRE-REGISTER here:

  • RAPUNZEL will be staged at the PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay during the summer holidays, from Wednesday 31st July to Sunday 4th August 2019 on the following schedule: 31st July - 7pm, 1st Aug - 2.30pm & 7pm, 2nd Aug - 2.30pm & 7pm, 3rd Aug - 2.30pm & 7pm, 4th Aug - 1pm & 5pm

  • Technical/Dress rehearsals will be held at 12Noon on the day of the performance for each team.

  • We do not envisage that any time off school will be needed.

  • Rehearsals will be held out of school hours, for 1 hour sessions at the Exchange in North Shields on the following dates: Sunday 16th June 2019, Sunday 23rd June 2019, Sunday 30th June 2019, Sunday 7th July 2019, Sunday 14th July 2019, Sunday 21st July 2019 (Full attendance required without exception)

Auditionees need to come in comfortable clothing, appropriate footwear and bring drinks and snacks. They should not bring backing tracks or prepared pieces. They will be taught a short routine by our choreographer on the day and perform it in their group session.

  • Would-be performers must check their holiday dates against show dates prior to audition. Those who are successful will be required to pay a one-off charge of £50 to cover costs of 6 one-hour rehearsals, tuition, lyric books, costumes ect. They will also receive a FREE "RAPUNZEL" souvenir t-shirt. There will be no other charges to take part in the production.

  • Youngsters under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult to register at 10am prompt. Adults will be required to wait for their children in our holding area until their child has been auditioned. Children will be auditioned in groups of approximately 20 in a workshop manner.

  • Previous auditions have taken several hours. We have known 300 youngsters to arrive in the past and you will appreciate it presents difficulties for even the best run organisations to process and audition such numbers successfully. We do ask that parents/guardians are patient.

  • Please do not bring valuables to the audition. We cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage.